Blizzard of warnings on NetBSD 8

Hal Murray hmurray at
Tue Aug 28 01:31:57 UTC 2018

> Are you seeing these same warnings on NetBSD 7?

No, NetBSD 7 had been clean.

>> ../../ntpd/ntp_control.c:2628:8: warning: format '%u' expects argument of
>> type  'unsigned int', but argument 4 has type 'int' [-Wformat=] 

> I filed a week ago for this. I
> don't understand where the int is coming from since ntohl() [buried under the
> mess of macros] returns unsigned int. 

I don't understand it either.

>> /usr/pkg/lib/ warning: warning: tempnam() possibly used 
>> unsafely, use mkstemp() or mkdtemp()
> I don't see these functions in our code.  Are these warnings from the python
> package? 

Looks like it's coming from the linker when making ntpd.  I haven't figured 
out where/why it's coming  from.

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